Want to share and collaborate on math problems with
international classrooms? Come to the PoW Planet to exchange
images, videos, and stories of the math in your community with
classrooms in the U.S. and
This new project brings students from around the world to do
math together and learn from each other. Check out the world
map showing the locations of other PoW Planet participants, the
schedule of Twitter chats, and more.
PoW taking place: math problem-solving moment of the week
"We got confused and didn't know where to go next — then we
realized, AHA! We also need to find the formula for the
circumference. We were making it too hard for ourselves! All we
really need to do is find how big each semi-circle is. After we
had talked to our teacher, she explained what we did wrong."
- Carly and Katherine, highlighted in the Pre-Algebra PoW's
Solutions: 2012 Mathematics Game
Students' solutions to the 2012 Mathematics Game have now been
posted. Submissions are still being accepted — including for
the one last number that remains unsolved!
Now taking place: math education conversation of the hour
"The National Football Conference (NFC) has won the coin toss
for the past fourteen Super Bowls — from the Super Bowl in
1998 to the Super Bowl in 2011. I think this could perhaps be
an interesting student project to investigate in more detail."
- David, posted to the ap-stat discussion
Summer Camp Applications Due Soon
High School Students
Middle School Students
The Math Forum's annotated lists of math camps and summer
programs link to online and residential opportunities, some
offering financial aid, in
Many of the summer camps have application deadlines already